Test Procedures for Fuels, Systems, and Components

TEC4FUELS is a competence centre for conventional and alternative fuels and lubricants and their application in existing and new technologies. As a research service provider, TEC4FUELS is active in the research and development of technical components and products, systems and energy sources as well as their application in the energy market for fuels. This includes the development and implementation of application-oriented hardware-in-the-loop test procedures to determine the functionality and performance of application technologies and fuels. The aim of the investigations is usually to optimise the operational safety and service life of technical components and systems. In addition to test procedures and fuel checks, TEC4FUELS also offers R&D-related consulting and other services. This also includes testing and certification, procurement as well as manufacturing and sales of the products.

TEC4FUELS supports its customers in the following areas:

Development of special hardware-in-the-loop (HiL) systems and implementation of test methods for quality assurance of technical components as well as conventional and alternative fuels and lubricants.

Fuel check for emergency power supply systems
Monitoring the quality of fuel stocks in emergency power supply systems (emergency power generators) to maintain availability and operational safety.

Technical Consulting
Advice on fundamental questions of innovation management, pre-development, concept development, series development and after-sales service.

As an experienced and reliable partner, TEC4FUELS meets the highest quality standards and accompanies product development from the initial idea to quality assurance and the production of prototypes.

Our cooperation partners

TEC4FUELS GmbH works together with the Institut für Wärme und Oeltechnik (IWO) and the OWI Oel-Waerme-Institut gGmbH on sustainable solutions for energy system transformation.

Institute für Wärme und Oeltechnik e.V.

(Main shareholder of TEC4FUELS GmbH)

The Institute für Wärme und Oeltechnik (IWO) is an institution of the German mineral oil industry. The IWO is financed by companies of the mineral oil industry and the mineral oil foreign and wholesale trade. Well-known manufacturers of heating appliances and components as well as other institutions and associations accompany the work of IWO as supporting members.

The dissemination of efficient and low-emission heating technology in the interest of climate protection and resource conservation – this is the aim of IWO’s activities in the heating market. IWO is committed to ensuring that the advantages of heating oil as an energy source can be used in the heating market in the long term and supports research activities for the further development of liquid energy sources, among other things with donations to the OWI.

More at www.zukunftsheizen.de

OWI Oel-Waerme-Institute gGmbH

(100 % subsidiary of TEC4FUELS GmbH)

The OWI is an independent and non-profit research institution. In cooperation with partners from industry and research, the OWI researches and develops concepts and technologies in the fields of energy-efficient use of liquid conventional and alternative fuels as well as innovative efficiency technologies. The aim is to develop technically mature, low greenhouse gas and low-emission solutions for the heat generation and mobility of tomorrow. The OWI is an affiliated institute of the RWTH Aachen and sees itself as an intermediary between basic research and application.

More at www.owi-aachen.de